Farewell Series / #2: Artists Broman, De Forest and Taylor

January 4 - January 19, 2019

Opening Reception, Friday, January 4, 2019 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Farewell Series _ _2_  Artists Broman_ De Forest a

Gallery 72 is undergoing major changes and is presenting this show, as well as the next two, to help facilitate these changes.  Essentially Gallery 72 will be closing and then a new gallery will be opened that is focused on fine art prints and fine crafts, operated by a non-profit 501c3 company which will not charge artists a commission.  Funds generated from these sales will help the beginning of the new gallery. 

All artworks included in this series of shows will be offered at a discount with selected artworks discounted as high as 60%.  These discounts are for a limited time.

Corey Broman

Broman is a studio glass artist that has worked in Omaha for 20 years.  He like the placidity of hot glass to create sensual and fluid sculptural shapes and the transparency of glass to create depth and multiple dimensions.  His techniques for cold working of glass enhance the shape and design of his glass structures.  He has attended he has worked with Tom Kreiger at Hastings Collage, Brian Corr and Martin Janecky at the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY, and Ed Fennell at the Hot Shops in Omaha.

Roy De Forest

De Forest is known for creating quirky and comical fantasylands filled with bright colors and creatures, most commonly dogs. It is a great honor for Gallery 72 to work with the estate of Roy De Forest to present and make available the artworks of one of the most influential artists and teachers in the last half of the 20th century.  He has been collected by many major museums through out the United States and abroad and private collectors on Nebraska.

Maggie Taylor

Taylor is an artist who works with digital images. She won the Santa Fe Center for Photography's Project Competition.  Taylor describes her process as spontaneous and intuitive as she comes up with “images with resonance and… mysterious narrative content”.  Her digital composites have been widely exhibited and collected by many corporations, private individuals and museums including: The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson; The George Eastman House, Rochester; The High Museum, Atlanta; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City.